Appleton, WI Personal Injury and Family Law Attorneys
Lawyers for Estate Planning and Business Law in Green Bay and the Fox River Valley
A legal issue can touch the most intimate areas of your life, including your health, your family, or your career. When faced with difficult legal situations, you need an attorney you can trust. From personal injury to estate planning, family law to business law, Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd. strives to meet our clients’ needs.
We are a hometown law office with deep ties to the Fox Valley. Don Herrling opened his law practice in downtown Appleton in 1959, and he believed that even though the community was small, his friends and neighbors deserved top-notch legal services without having to go to the big city. As the years have passed, Appleton and the Fox Cities have grown, and so has our firm. With 15 lawyers joined by a professional support staff, we now offer more than 200 years of combined experience. We still hold firm to our founder’s belief in providing high-quality legal representation with a personal touch.
We are honored to be able to serve the legal needs of multiple generations of our clients’ families in Appleton, Green Bay, Oshkosh, and the surrounding Fox Valley communities. Contact us at 920-739-7366 to speak with an experienced, trustworthy lawyer.
A community initiative by Herrling Clark Law Firm to support local businesses and the Fox Valley community
We have a great community here in the Fox Valley, and Herrling Clark Law Firm is proud to be a part of it – for more than 50 years.
There are many factors that make the Fox Valley a great place to live and work, and we want to celebrate some of the best parts of our community that make this area such a special place for all of us. That is why we are excited to present We’re With You Wednesday (#WereWithYouWednesday) for the entirety of 2022.
Simply put, this is our way of supporting local small businesses and each other. We know we’re stronger together and this initiative is our way of making that more than just a catchphrase.
If you have suffered a serious injury or have endured the tragic, sudden loss of a beloved family member, it can affect you and your family in many ways. A personal injury can cause not just physical pain and suffering, but you may be left with large unpaid medical bills and the need for ongoing treatment, as well as a temporary or permanent disability that impacts your income and finances. In these cases, you will want to understand your options for recovering financial compensation. Although the emotional loss of a family member is the greatest possible loss, you may find yourself navigating the unfortunate realities of life without that person’s ongoing financial contributions as well. There can be legal issues surrounding the timing of the individual’s death, and further consideration must be given to the ways our legislature has dictated what amount of damages can be recovered in a wrongful death claim.
If you or a member of your family have been injured by a negligent driver, property owner, trucking company, or nursing home, our lawyers can provide the legal help you need.
The process of legally ending your marriage can be very complicated, and it may encompass a wide variety of legal, financial, and emotional issues. Because the decisions made during divorce are so monumental, it is crucial to work with an attorney who can protect your rights and advocate for your financial security and your children’s best interests. We can help you get the results you need when addressing matters such as property division, maintenance/alimony, child custody and physical placement, and child support. We will work with you to negotiate a favorable divorce settlement, and if necessary, we are prepared to advocate on your behalf in court.
Wills, Trusts, & Probate
Your family’s financial security is one of your primary concerns, and it is important to plan for how to provide for your family members both now and in the future. Our estate planning attorneys can help you create wills and trusts to address what will happen after your death while ensuring that your own needs will be met during your lifetime. We can also assist with powers of attorney, health care directives, business succession planning, and more, and we provide representation for executors and trustees in probate and estate administration cases. With our help, you can make the decisions that will protect your family’s future and ensure that your wishes are carried out correctly.
When building or managing a business, you will want to take steps to create a foundation for success while also protecting yourself from liability and addressing any legal disputes. Our business law attorneys can assist with business relations and transactions, including business formation, shareholder agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. We can provide representation in business litigation, including representing employers in disputes with employees. We assist with residential & commercial real estate transactions and litigation. Whether you are a large or small business, we can provide the representation you need to protect your long-term interests and profits.
Rich is always a straight shooter looking out for his clients’ rights and best interest. I’ve had the privilege of using Rich for two previous injury cases and I’ve been very happy with the outcome of each. I’d highly recommend Rich Elrod for your Personal Injury needs and Herrling Clark Law Firm in general as I also use them for my business.
– Satisfied Client
Paula is very knowledgeable and kept my interests foremost in the divorce. While the divorce was amicable, Paula made sure I avoided pitfalls and reminded my ex-wife that even though the three of us met, Paula represented me. Paula was concise in our meetings and kept the process flowing smoothly. Without hesitation, I would recommend her to others.
– Satisfied Client
Kelly was very helpful and knowledgeable when it came to my divorce. I was really going through a tough time and she helped me fight for what I believed in. She was aggressive yet sensitive when it came to my needs. I was able to get the outcome I was hoping for because of Kelly. I highly recommend her for your family lawyer services.
– Satisfied Client
Mike, Katrina, and Alivia, were all fantastic through the whole process, our case went to a jury trial. It was the first time we ever had to do this, Mike and Katrina did a great job of preparing us and making us feel comfortable. I would and will recommend them to anyone in need of representation. We can’t thank everyone involved for all you did!
– Satisfied Client
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